Southern Africa Is in the Climate Crisis Firing Line — We Need Urgent Climate Justice Strategies

Southern Africa is one of the most water-scarce regions in the world. Various weather studies have shown that increases in the global temperature are likely to disrupt the already temperamental rainfall patterns. Now is the ...

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Military Expenditure Foolish When Social Services Are Lacking

SA’s defence capability is in a state of severe decline, a bitter fact for the defence department, the local arms manufacturing industry and the world of defence analysts.Last year, parliament’s defence committee chair went so ...

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COVID-19: Where to from Here for Efforts to Support Youth Economic Inclusion?

As the world marks International Youth Day on August 12, it is difficult to ignore the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on young people – particularly on efforts towards youth economic inclusion in Africa. Meaningful ...

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Socioeconomic Oppression and the Need to Rethink Transitional Justice

In South Africa, organized survivors of apartheid violations have increasingly focused on socioeconomic issues. There are continuities, they note, between the colonial and apartheid past and the democratic present. While building on the work of ...

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Inequality Is the Primary Driver of Violence, Say Apartheid Survivors

Describing how high levels of inequality and violence feed each other, survivors of apartheid violations hold that people-driven social transformation is key to reducing both—and to fulfilling the promises of the democratic transition.“What is the ...

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Combat Hunger and Poverty Caused by Covid-19

As we enter a time where the fear of starvation becomes more prevalent than the fear of Covid-19, we need to look for more effective strategies to look after the needs of the most desperate ...

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